Supporting Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine

Truly integrative veterinary care (Complementary and Alternative Medicine, or CAM, alongside conventional veterinary treatments) broadens the boundaries of what is possible for our animals.

We value conventional medicine tremendously and see significant benefits in using CAM appropriately alongside it. Using a variety of modalities can improve our animals’ welfare by tailoring treatment more closely to each individual’s needs.

This can also reduce the need for more toxic options, delivering broader environmental benefits.

CAM4animals is passionate about the benefits of this approach and is here to help people learn more about it.

Integrative (sometimes known as holistic) vet care can play a crucial role in optimising your animal’s life from in the womb, birth and right up to death, making each life stage as straightforward and supportive as possible.

We are a 100% volunteer-run, consumer-driven organisation promoting CAM and integrated veterinary care in the UK.

Please browse our website to learn about CAM treatments, read blogs about them in action,  and how to access them. It is a resource for animal owners and guardians, vets and practitioners alike.

*CAM covers a wide range of well-respected treatments (or “modalities“) that are used in veterinary (and human) healthcare.  Examples are acupuncture, herbal medicine, hydrotherapy, physiotherapy, homeopathy, osteopathy, chiropractic treatment and massage therapies or bodywork. See our Modalities page for more information.

CAM in action …

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success stories

Have you got a success story for us?

Have you got a happy horse who was saved by an Osteopath? A dog who can run again after Acupuncture? A rabbit who recovered quickly using Photizo? A cat who is no longer incontinent due to homeopathy? ...

We would love to hear about it. Vets and animal owners/guardians of the future need to understand what can be achieved.

With your support, we can show them - it is important!

Supporting a Dog with Kidney Disease

Jack is my 15-year-old Jack Russell. He is incontinent and has kidney disease, but it’s not the end of the world. Supporting Jack has been significantly helped by integrated vet care which treats him as an individual with his own specific needs. As well as a mix of conventional and complementary treatments such as herbs, homeopathy and nutraceuticals, this individualised medicine approach has included tailoring his diet. Jack’s excessive drinking and incontinence have become much reduced. We have also incorporated several tricks into making life as easy as possible for him and for us.

Poetry book


The human-animal bond is incredibly strong and has been ever since we began domesticating and caring for animals. This anthology of poems has been published to celebrate this, and to raise money for CAM4Animals.

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For each sale of a product or service, CAM4animals may also receive a donation. Another easy way to support us.

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